Nature takes centre stage throughout the region. Take the time to be in the outdoors and feel the difference. Explore the magnificent gardens open to the public such as the Blue Lotus Water Garden. Picnics can be the ultimate in a family day out or an intimate day for two to reconnect and wash the worries of the week away. Wander the grounds of the Upper Yarra Reservoir (currently closed until mid-2021 for repair work) and enjoy the views, rest in an historic rotunda or find yourself on a rug under the branches of a magnificent sprawling tree. Fresh air, stunning views, amazing wildlife and spectacular gardens all make for an entirely wonderful adventure.